Join clinical microbiology laboratory directors in discussing recent journal articles in clinical microbiology. Each month, a group of presenters will discuss 1-2 articles in depth. Journal clubs are held every second Tuesday at 2 p.m. ET. 

This activity is free to ASM members. Join or renew now!

Next Session: New and Next in Clinical Microbiology Diagnostics —April 12, 2022

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize gaps and unmet needs in currently available microbiology diagnostics.
  • Identity new technologies and/or testing modalities relevant to clinical microbiology practice.
  • Compare genotypic detection methods of beta-lactam resistance in Enterobacterales isolates.

Articles

Presenters

  • Sarah Jung, Ph.D., D(ABMM), Assistant Scientific Director, Clinical Microbiology, Children's Hospital Colorado.
  • Paul Luethy, Ph.D., D(ABMM), Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Moderator

  • Sophonie Jean, Ph.D., D(ABMM), Assistant Director, Clinical Microbiology and Immunoserology Laboratories, Nationwide Children's Hospital​.

Discussion Panel

  • Elizabeth Garrett, Ph.D., Clinical Microbiology Fellow, University of Washington.
  • Nathan Ledeboer, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Medical Director, Clinical Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostics, Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories and Froedtert Health, Milwaukee.
  • TBD.

Want To Present or Join the Discussion?

ASM is looking for experts in the clinical laboratory to present and discuss relevant journal articles for its Clinical Microbiology Virtual Journal Club.

Commitment

  • One session commitment (1 hour).
  • Two to 5 hours per session.

Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Presenter:
    • Coordinate with the session coordinator to find a recent journal article on clinical microbiology (preferably open access or ASM).
    • Create a 15-minute (max) presentation on confirmed article.
    • Present during the live session held the second Tuesday of the month.
  • Discussion Panelist:
    • Read the 2 articles confirmed for the session you are assigned.
    • Participate in the live discussion during the second Tuesday of the month.

Eligibility

  • ASM membership required.
  • Preferred: a subject-matter expert in a clinical or public health lab, a laboratory director or a laboratory fellow.

Archives

Missed a past virtual journal club? Catch up by watching recordings on ASM Events Online.
 

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Contact Information

Nicole Jackson, njackson@asmusa.org